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Type
Inventoried Object
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
L 123
Typological identification
Late Roman/Early Byzantine Aegean Lamp
Comparanda
cf. Hippodrome II [1929] fig. 40:3, 5
Comparanda
cf. Kobylina 1978, pp. 160, 161, figs. 27, 28 (Chersonese and Olbia)
Comparanda
cf. Louvre MNB 3260
Comparanda
cf. V. N. Zalesskaya 1988 [“Dva rannesrednevekovyh glinjanyh svetilnika iz Severnogo Pričernomor’ja,” SovArh 4], pp. 233-235, fig. 1 (Chersonese)
Comparanda
cf. Zhuravlev 2007, 2011 (Chersonese)
Comparanda
cf. AbadieReynalSodini1992, pp. 75-6, no. L51, fig. 32, pl. X:i, j (Thasos, end 5th-beginning 7th century)
Comparanda
cf. Bernhard1955, pp. 337-8, no. 356, pl. CVII (“Coptic“; Benaki Collection, from Egypt; Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw)
Comparanda
cf. Chrzsanovskietal2019, pp. 208-213, 215, nos. 1-4, figs. 2, 5 (varianta A; State Historical Museum, Moscow and Hermitage; from North Black Sea)
Comparanda
cf. FischerWelling1984, p. 390, no. 53, pl. 25:2 (Münster)
Comparanda
cf. Joly1974, p. 200, no. 1264, fig. 4, pl. LIV (similar format but degenerate design on discus?; Museo di Sabratha)
Comparanda
cf. Michelucci1975, p. 110, no. 378, pl. XXII (from Egypt; Museo Egizio, Florence)
Comparanda
cf. Rubright1973, p. 59, no. 54, pl. V (Sirmium)
Comparanda
cf. SalamineChypreVII, pp. 276-7, no. 837, pl. 46 (Cyprus Museum, Nicosia; T. Oziol)
Comparanda
cf. SaraçhaneII, pp. 82, 85-6, nos. 34-44, pl. 29 (Type 8; late 6th-7th centuries)
Comparanda
cf. Scorpan1978, p. 159, no. 12, pl. III (fragment; Sacidava, Romania)
Comparanda
cf. Sussman2017, pp. 200-201, no. 2394, fig. 158:1 (Israel Antiquities Authority)
Comparanda
cf. Welkov1935, p. 156, pl. 20, fig. 2:7 (Sadovsko Kale, Bulgaria, late 6th century)
Fabric, firing, and surface description
Fabric: pinkish red, very fine, slightly micaceous, rare tiny white and black bits), firing, and surface treatment (thin wash). Aegean?
Preservation comment
One large sherd preserves ca. 30% of lateral to front left discus with adjacent shoulder and back left nozzle. Slight to moderate, sparse abrasion and scratching; more breaks; large, thin patches of encrustation.
Published as
KenchreaiV, p. 86, no. 462, pl. 20 (H. Williams)
Preserved height
0.019
Weight (kg)
0.016
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KE 508 (Early Byzantine Aegean[?] Lamp).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/ke0508>